India`s advanced helicopter simulator, an HAL and CAE joint venture, on Friday received the highest certification from both the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
In the wake of the Mangalore
crash, DGCA has reviewed the compliance
by Air India Express of rules and procedures relating to
various key areas like operational safety, maintenance of
aircraft and security.
A high-level team of officials
from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)
Saturday inspected the Mumbai airport in the wake of the recent
spate of aircraft-related incidents, both on air and on
An official of the DGCA early Monday completed inspection of the Kochi-bound Emirates aircraft from Dubai, which experienced a major air turbulence prior to descent leading to injuries to as many as 23 people.
The Supreme court today
declined to give any interim relief to Paramount Airways whose
three planes out of a functional fleet of four has been
grounded following deregistration by civil aviation sector
The Delhi High Court today directed
civil aviation regulator DGCA, which has de-registered three
aircraft of the Paramount Airways following a dispute, to give
a hearing to the Coimbatore-based airline.
The government is planning to
reconstitute India`s aviation regulatory body as an autonomous
one and has asked International Civil Aviation Organisation to
carry out the feasibility and advisory study in this regard.